Genesis 8:1-7 CEB

1 God remembered Noah, all those alive, and all the animals with him in the ark. God sent a wind over the earth so that the waters receded.
2 The springs of the deep sea and the skiesa closed up. The skies held back the rain.

References for Genesis 8:2

    • € 8:2 - Or <i>the windows of the skies</i>
      3 The waters receded gradually from the earth. After one hundred fifty days, the waters decreased;
      4 and in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day, the ark came to rest on the Ararat mountains.
      5 The waters decreased gradually until the tenth month, and on the first day of the tenth month the mountain peaks appeared.
      6 After forty days, Noah opened the window of the ark that he had made.
      7 He sent out a raven, and it flew back and forth until the waters over the entire earth had dried up.